July 2017 Highlights
By the Numbers
|37||Reference requests received by Special Collections|
|62||Bins of books transferred from Weigel Library to Hale Library|
|133||Active class and research guides|
|194||Meetings/events hosted by Building Services|
|593||Documents were delivered to K-Staters by Interlibrary Services|
|900||Boxes of archival materials reviewed for appraisal or processing by University Archives & Special Collections|
|1,035||Items were loaned out to other institutions by Interlibrary Services|
|1,718||Households received the latest publication of the K-State Libraries’ magazine|
|2,847||Items checked out, returned, or renewed at all K-State Libraries’ Manhattan campus libraries|
|3,499||Views of course and research guides developed by K-State librarians and staff|
|8,999||Users visited K-REx|
|17,224||Individuals visited Hale Library|
|21,699||New Prairie Press page views|
|27,805||Scholarly publications downloaded through New Prairie Press|
|40,112||K-REx page views|
The graphic design team installed a new exhibit featuring course reserves by the second floor entrance, as part of the intensive Textbook Affordability Program. This project provides free access to textbooks through K-State Libraries to make college education more affordable.
Building Services staff created additional seating/study space at Hale Library by shifting and removing four ranges of shelving.
Joelle Pitts led a panel for the Teaching & Learning Center’s critical thinking workshop and several Academic Services librarians participated.
Carolyn Hodgson completed an extensive circulation report for Textbook Affordability Program providing the data of how many individual students used the textbooks in each course last year.
Read the full report.